Drain Valve Error On this modle there is only one drain valve light.
It will do nothing. When I try to start it all the lights starts to flash about 60 sec later
When I first got the error it left water in it but after I replaced the drain valve and got the water out when I tryed it it would do nothing. It would look like it was going to work for about 60 sec then the lights would start flashing and the drain valve error would come up.
Where is the turbity sensor and float switch and how do you check them? Why would the cause a drain valve error.As you can tell I'm no dishwasher repairman. I'm just unlucky enough to own a Electrolux diaswasher that junk. This thing is only 3 years old and I've worked on it twice already.
I've been jiving it serious thoughts about junking it and getting a Kitchen Aid. It never has cleaned like it should.
The level switch seems to be working I can hear it click. The bottom was taken off when I changed the drain valve. There wasn't any water are signs of water ever being in it.
Could a drain valve error be the Turbidity sensor ain't that the sensor that tells it has a leak. .
Here is a list of error lights.
Upper drying fan
Lower dry fan
Drain valveXXXXX I'm getting this light
Main cont Board
When it first happened the lights on the door started flashing, it had water in it and when I looked at the error light behind the kick panel the drain valve light was on.
I replaced the drain valve and restarted. About 60 sec. later the lights on the door started to flash. I called the company and they told me to hold down on the Hi Temp button. I did and it cleared the flashing lights on the door. I then restarted it and 60 sec later the lights on the door started to flash again. All this time I had them on the phone. They then told me to turn the power off for about a min. That didn't workl. That's when they told me they couldn't help me, have a nice day.
This thing cost $1200 and it was 3 years old in Sept. This will be the 3rd time it stopped working. The other times they sent me the part the errow code told them it needed and I put it on and it started working.
The plug on the drain valve can only be plugged in one way? Could I have plugged it in wrong?
Thank you for your help. I'm not sure what I will do. This junk cost 1200 and is only 3 years and 3 mo old but sometime it's time to cut your loses. I got a few more questions. What Dishwasher cleans best and which one last the longest. I want one that heats the water going in since it takes awile to get hot water at the sink. What do you know about the Viken brand.
Do not get a Viking...piece of junk. Now really none of the units actually heat the water to a certain temp, mainly they will heat the water 5-10 degrees above incoming temp. It is mainly a temp differential from incoming water temp. It is very important to try and get the temp as hot as possible before running any dishwasher or set your water heater up. Now if I were you just get a Bosch unit. Very great for the money, very quiet, few problems and not bad in cost.